Card Factory PLC (LON:CARD) crossed below its 50-day moving average during trading on Friday . The stock has a 50-day moving average of $107.87 and traded as low as $87.70. Card Factory shares last traded at $87.70, with a volume of 498,971 shares.

Several research firms recently issued reports on CARD. Peel Hunt reissued a “reduce” rating and set a GBX 150 ($1.97) price target on shares of Card Factory in a report on Thursday, November 14th. Liberum Capital reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Card Factory in a report on Thursday, January 9th. Peel Hunt raised shares of Card Factory to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, February 5th. Finally, UBS Group cut shares of Card Factory to a “neutral” rating and cut their price target for the stock from GBX 220 ($2.89) to GBX 100 ($1.32) in a report on Tuesday, January 21st. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and three have assigned a hold rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 130 ($1.71).

The stock has a market capitalization of $299.54 million and a PE ratio of 6.26. The firm’s fifty day moving average is GBX 106.38 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 149.04. The company has a quick ratio of 0.24, a current ratio of 1.02 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 145.02.

In other news, insider Karen Hubbard purchased 25,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, January 22nd. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 88 ($1.16) per share, with a total value of £22,000 ($28,939.75).

About Card Factory (LON:CARD)

Card Factory plc operates as a specialist retailer of greeting cards primarily in the United Kingdom. The company designs, sources, prints, warehouses, produces, distributes, and sells greeting cards, dressings, and related gift items. It operates through two segments, Card Factory and Getting Personal.

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